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Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm EDT
they do include investments outside the united states. having looked at your pension? mr. president, having looked at your pension? >> it is not as big as yours. [laughter] i do not check it that often. >> look at your pension. you also have investments in chinese companies. you also have investments -- >> we are way off topic, governor romney. if i could have you sit down, governor romney. >> governor romney says he was not referring to arizona. his top advisor on immigration is the guy who designed the arizona law. not e-verify, the whole thing. it is a bad policy and it will not help us grow. when we think about immigration, we have to understand, there are folks all around the world who still see america as the land of promise. they provide as energy and they provide less innovation and they start companies like intel and google and we want to encourage that. we have to make sure that we do it in a smart way and we make a legal system better. when we make this into a divisive political issue, and we to do not have bipartisan support, i can deliver, governor, a whole bunch of dem
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
and the keys. if it turns towards the united states, there is a chance of flooding, heavy rain, maybe even snow along the east coast. >> sandy is still a category 2 storm. it killed two people in haiti and jamaica overnight. this is the first direct hit on jamaica since 27 years ago. 48 hour curfew to keep people off the streets and prevent lewding. >> let's go to tucker barnes. he has more on all of that. >> let's get right back to it and take a look at hurricane sandy. category 2 hurricane and looking impressive overnight. losing strength as it moved overland here. cuba overnight hours. still a category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 105 to 115 and racing off to the north at 18 miles per hour. could be a player on our forecast towards the end of the weekend. we'll watch the track for the storm carefully. could bring us rain around here as it will combine with a cold front by sunday and monday. there's the latest with hurricane sandy. let's talk local weather and another nice day shaping up for your thursday. we're mild for this time of year. 62 at regan national. tony mentioned
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
united states. >> good evening, my fellow citizens. this government, as promised, has maintained the closest surveillance of the soviet military build-up on the island of cuba. within the past week, unmistakable evidence has established the fact that a series of offensive missile sites is now in preparation on that imprisoned island. juror the cuban missile crisis is known as the most dangerous moment during the cold war. >>> why don't we take a live look outside. it is hard to believe it is still dark. remember it wasn't that long ago, we were like this is the time we get the sunrise. still no sunrise. >> not this time of year. >> we have about 50 minutes until the sun gets occupy. >> we'll keep it nice and cool -- we have about 50 minutes until the sun gets up. yesterday turned into a beautiful afternoon. >> it certainly did. there is your radar. noise and quiet. notice thunderstorms into portions of iowa and missouri. that is well, well, well to the west. the focus on the little tiny h you see in west virginia. it is really quite big. that will keep our weather, bottom line, very
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Oct 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
right next to me. this is the eeu ambassador to the united states and the ambassador from the republic of cypress. good morning to boeing -- both of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: thank you for coming out. when you have 27 european countries helping with this, it means they all think it's important. >> absolutely. i think this is our favorite initiative we do throughout the year, dealing with kids, and bringing european artists, it's a great operation. >> reporter: any time we deal with spirits it lifts our spirits. >> absolutely. >> reporter: it's aimed for kids ages 2 to 12. why do you think this exchange is important? >> engaging way to allow kids to discover the cultural diversity of europe. we have 27 countries, all have their own tradition and they bring it to the kids in an engaging and fun way. i think that's way to attract the interest of the kids. >> reporter: it's fun, because we have video of the puppet company that came out for us this morning. they're telling little red riding hood through their eyes. it's fun to see a story that we are familiar with
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. >> michelle obama came here to the loudoun county fair grounds to rally the troops in this swing state at a time when her husband is slipping in the polls. >> it seems like you are fired up and ready to go, right? >> in 2008, barack obama won virginia by 235,000 votes. the first lady says that is as little as 100 votes per presixty. >> that precinct. >> a single vote in an apartment building. >> at this rally in loudoun county, there were four people who spoke before michelle obama and they were all women. you can bet that's no accident. >> the very first bill he signed into law as president was to make sure women get equal pay for equal work. >> lisa and her little daughter will be following the first lady's instructions by encouraging others to vote. >> we go to a reading group, all women, great time to talk to women about the issues of being a mom and how barack obama is pushing womens issues. >> there are so many signs that we are headed in the right direction. the stock market has doubled. housing prices are rising. the u
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
people, at least they know, thought the president of the united states would essentially fold his cards in the first debate. this was the shock to people. >> reporter: the latest some of them say a good deal is writing on the vice president's performance tonight. >> and that is why it's important that joe biden comes back and basically thwart all of the momentum that the ryan- romney ticket has. >> reporter: and that is despite new figures on the job front andd labor department reporting that tha339,000 americans were seeking jobs last week, lower in four years and 40,000 fewer than the previous week. at a campaign stop in florida, president obama took shots at his challenger, accusing mitt romney of performing an extreme makeover to woo voters while mitt romney was in north carolina today, visiting reverend billy graham and for decades making the gallop poll's list of most admired men. >> you can watch the presidential -- vice presidential debate here. and we want to hear from you let us know. >>> the u.s. named an interim successor to chris stevens. the state department announce
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Oct 11, 2012 4:25am EDT
trademarks and sthoipped brokers in the united states. >> reporter: car owners are being urged to check wwww.safer car.gov. >>> in new york, lauren green, fox news. >>> some late night drama in the baseball playoffs. we've already showed you the orioles loss. that wasn't the only heartbreaker of the night. highlights coming up next. >> how did you win the other day? oh, my gosh. you were so fast. but you got help, teddy. you had a lot of help. >> score another win for teddy. our paul wagner excited but some fans say maybe teddy's winning isn't such a good thing. stay with us. we'll be right back. class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount
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Oct 20, 2012 9:00am EDT
brought to you by toshiba. >> they came from all across the united states and canada with ideas ranging from new ways to treat cancer to shoulder pads that cool overheated football players. these kids took top honors at exploravision. it's a science competition sponsored by toshiba in partnership with the national science teachers association. >> when we started 20 years ago, we said, maybe this is something that kids can do that will engage them in science and math and engineering, and 20 years later, we continue to be absolutely thrilled with young people. >> and these little crystals here, they react to pressure. >> winners get scholarship money for themselves and tech equipment for their schools. >> too often, science is about "what did you learn?" and "what did you memorize?" and stuff. that's not what science is about. >> that's why toshiba exploravision stresses innovative thinking and problem solving. >> one of the things that really appeals to me about the exploravision competition, it is not, if i may, just science. it's engineering. you have to design a product or a t
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
back home to guatemala and barred from returning to the united states for five years. >>> chick filet is at the center of a controversy again with the gay and lesbian community. a flier distributed readsom a fruitcake wouldn't love our party trace. the atlanta stores said it was advertised as holiday catering services and they found the words tasteful -- distasteful, offensive and mean-spirited. >> and to the gay community and their campaign. it's not right. >> after having recently offended the lgb community and with the obvious -- a long time, with meaning using the word fruitcake is a pore choice of words. >> there is some customers who see nothing wrong. in a statement, chick filet said they have no intention of offending anyone and regret the flier was taken out of cobb test. >>> several middle school students were looking at a picture of their teacher. they said the teacher allowed them to look at the ipad. the picture popped up and they're told another teacher and got them in trouble. one expelled, two suspended and a fourth got a warning. >> and showing the teacher with
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Oct 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. . >> the romney campaign finds itself once again being caught up in another republican candidates controversial comments on abortion. you may remember in august republican senate todd aken caused a stir when he said a woman could naturally stop a pregnancy if she was raped. this is coming out of indiana. >> the candidates stood by his comments today during a news conference about all of this. and it happened last night in indiana between the republican senate candidate richard and democrat joe donly. richard was answering a question about abortion in the case of rape and here was what he had to say. >> i believe life begins at conception. the only exception i have to have the abortion is in the case of the life of the mother. i struggled with it myself for a long time. but i came to realize life is a gift from god. and even when life begins in the horribl
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Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
october 29th, 2012. on monday at 9:30 a.m., the united states supreme court hears arguments in the case of james clapper versus amnesty international. the case looks at the constitutionality of federal wiretapping laws. tuesday, october 30th at 11:00 a.m., the national press club hosts democratic campaign chairman congressman steve israel of new york and republican policy chairman congressman tom christ of georgia. they will speak about the status of the upcoming congressional elections. wednesday, october 31st at 10:00 a.m., the ceo of nastc speaks at the birthing in stewings on why the markets are still on the sidelines in this recovery and how a stable federal budget could change that. a new month starts thursday, november 1st, and at 4:00 p.m. at the library of congress, they will host a lecture by historian john witty, jr. on the spread of muslim law and what place faith-based laws have in western democracy. friday, on friday, november 2nd at 7:30 p.m., celebrating its 50th anniversary, the uso is handling its annual gala at the washington hilton, honoring the men and women of
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
joins united states live tonight -- joins us live tonight by phone. what's your advantage by declaring a state of emergency so far in advance? >> we always try to be prepared in advance and what this does is allow us to call up various resources, extra state police, the national guard which we have about 70 or 80 soldiers now that have been called up. it allows local governments to make decisions about shelters, about local mandatory evacuations, depending on the flooding potential in their area, curfews and so forth. and basically allows us to stand up the operation centers around the state and have better coordination. we want to be ready. this is an unusual storm with a tropical event from the south and a cold front from the west that really, it looks like a long standing event, maybe four days of wind and rain and that's very unusual. >> what is your biggest concern for your state during this storm? >> well, i think sustained rains softened the ground. we've got gusts that are going to be anywhere 60, 80 miles an hour near the coast and maybe 40, 50 inland and trees still
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
morning. the 21-year-old suspect came it the united states in january on a student versace a he studied cybersecurity at southeastern missouri state until may and then according to the criminal complaint against him, he began to hatch his plot in july intending to kill a large number of americans. >> new york is the top of the terrorist target list in this country. >> reporter: a bomb plot in new york city just blocks away from the world trade center has some people on edge. >> i don't like it. i was here for 9-11 and my -- we were affected that whole day. i didn't want to relive any of that. >> reporter: authorities arrested the 21-year-old on wednesday in what the fbi calls an elaborate sting operation. officials say the bangladeshi man has tied ties for a terrorist organization. -- ties to a terrorist organization. >> he was a strong supporter of the al-qaeda in the arabian pence which operates out of yemen. >> reporter: police say he set out to detonate a car bomb outside the federal reserve building in manhattan. aas it turns out, the device was a fake planted by undercover agents.
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Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm EDT
. >> reporter: hurricane sandy now threatening the entire east coast of the united states. forecasters say it's expected to be a rare mix of a hurricane and a winter storm before possibly hitting the new york and new jersey area on tuesday. new york city's mayor says no reason to panic. >> we've opened the office of emergency management situation room already and the nyc coastal storm plan was activated early this morning. >> reporter: officials in the northeast preparing for the storm and relying on lessons learned from last year's hurricane irene. >> you saw in irene we didn't move a lot of people out of seniors homes and hospitals and if necessary, we're prepared to do the same thing. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has already ripped through jamaica and cuba and now it's in the bahamas. heavy rain and strong winds damaged many homes, knocking down power lines and upreceipting trees. the cuban government -- uprooting trees. the cuban government said more than 50,000 people evacuated before the storm made landfall. terror-related hearings are to be delayed at u.s. base in guantanamo bay. the sto
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Oct 29, 2012 4:25am EDT
care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, sensational relief. what mitt romney's tv ads say ababout women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> good morning. welcome to our special coverage of hurricane sandy this morning as we take a live look at virginia beach, virginia. there are folks down there watchth the storm for us this
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. athat's what the plan georged allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> it's your look at the new and note worthy in the week ahead. it is the capitol rundown for the week of october 29th. monday at 9:30 a.m., the supreme court hears arguments in a case that looks at the constitutionality of federal wire tapping laws. tuesday, october 30th at 11:00 a.m., the national press club hosts democratic campaign chairman congressman steve israel of new york and congress time white of georgia. wednesday, the 31st, the brooki
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
into a petty back and forth, tit for tat. he is the president of the united states. he is making these decisions. he didn't want to go down to that level. but when you are in a debate -- and he has not been in a debate for four years and mitt romney has on. he was a little shocked when mitt romney says i'm not cutting taxes by $5 trillion, he was like -- he didn't know quite what to do. >> romney may have been light on some specifics but could you not argue that he provided more specifics previously and even on the session had he street thing. it's being blown out of proportion to some extent because it's big bird and all of that. even on that issue, could you not say well, here is how he feels and he is not shrinking back from that just because jim lehrer was siting there. >> that was the whole point of it because jim was sitting there. poor jim lehrer, he was not much of a moderator to be blunt. but i think that what obama should have done was to say, which mitt romney am i debating here tonight? am i debating the mitt romney, you know, who was -- who wants to repeal our health
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
information and want knowledge and respect that and that is one of the strings of of our system in the united states. i hope they so that as a gift and support. >> sandwich power. >> that's right. >> i read it as a young girl, my mommy gave it to me. >> exactly. >> and thank you very much for being with us, cindy pearson. >> you're welcome. >>> many parents go out of their way to give their kids organic food. the results of a new study just ahead. ahead. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. . >>> in tonight's health alert, a new studdie from the american academy of pediatrics about the merits of feeding
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> we're bringing you a live look right now there from ocean city, maryland this morning after hurricane sandy moved her way through. this morning, still a lot of wind and some rain still hanging around out there as you can see our camera being blown around from our crews stayinged there. it is tuesday, october 30th, the day after the storm. -- our crews stationed there. >>> here at home, there are still lots of closings to report. metro is closed again this morning. we are hoping to get an update on the situation and when service will resume later on today. >> federal government offices are closed again today and so are most local government and schools. -- government offices and schools. there is a complete list of closings on myfoxdc.com. >> tucker barnes is here now. >> yeah. >> of a balkan busy man the last couple of days. >> getting a l
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
quazi nafis only came to the united states to study business in college. >>> also making headlines, decades worth of files outlining accusations of sexual abuse in the boy scouts. officially, they were culled the ineligible volunteer files but were also known as the perversion files. the records were released yesterday under the order of the organize supreme court. they date from 1959 through 1985. in a astatement, the boy scouts of america says in certain cases, its response to the allegations was plainly insufficient, inappropriate or wrong. it goes on to say the organization is now a leader in preventing child abuse. >>> making headlines here at home, the trial of two fridge county police officers accused of assaulting a university of maryland student is expected to wrap up today. yesterday, officer james harrison took the stand in his own defense. he said he lied to internal affairs because of financial reasons. he testified he was afraid of losing his job. >>> find out why some parent are pushing for their children to to sleep in a little longer. >> last night, president obama
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Oct 25, 2012 9:00am EDT
family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> the giants jump out to early lead in the world series thanks to the kung fu panda. >> does he like that name, dave ross? does he like it? >> i hope so cause he's got it. that is sticking with him. great sports nicknames. running back derek mcfadde in who goes by run dmc. john riggens known as the diesel. >>> guys homer three times in a world series game and two of them while justin the best pitcher in all of baseball. this is number one on a fast ball. that game 1-0 lead and pablo going to left field at a two run shot. and the giants win game one 8-3. game 2 tonight. switching gears to football. the skins are playing the steelers on sunday. the 77 yard touchdown pass from eli manning to victor cruise. tried to claim the play yesterday. he didn't credit eli manning at all. >> i don't feel like he made the play. i feel like we gave him that play. it was nothing he did. he saw
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Oct 31, 2012 9:00am EDT
am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> we're remembering the woman who helped raise the social profile of the white house. baldridge died monday in bethesda. after she left the white house, she was a top executive at tiffany's and opened her own public realizes firm. baldridge was 86 years old. >>> the death toll in the meningitis outbreak continues to climb. >> 28 people have been killed. the number of cases is up to 363 in 19 states. 20 in maryland, with one dead. 44in virginia, with two dead. and there are still no cases in the district. this type of meningitis isn't contagious. >>> now that the storm has passed, it's time to clean up and rebuild. >> and all of that takes time, material and money, of course. fox5's james rozen looks at the relief efforts. >> going to be a large response covering multiple states. >> it's not home, but been made pretty comfortable for us. the
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. freight railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. that's like launching 4 mars rovers, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. >>> welcome back. it's 7:30. these are live pictures over hoboken, new jersey, where they had some flooding and damage from superstorm sandy. many, many people had to be rescued out of their homes and businesses in the wake of the storm due to flooding. they're going to try to get things a little bit back to normal there. parts of hoboken are very charming >> spent a lot of time in hoboken. >> did you? yeah. >>> we continue to follow the aftermath of superstorm sandy. >> we know every part new york city was afced by the storm. fox's carey drew is there this morning. looks like total devastation behind you. >> reporter: total definitesation, good morning to you, tony and allison, that's the best way to describe what's going
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
why i'm running for a second term as the president of the united states. >> mitt romney's schedule includes a series of stops in battleground virginia. nominee in richmond and virginia beach. then president obama will be back thursday. >>> in the meantime as part of his outreach the president has a new interview in rolling stone. he'll sit jay leno and featured in an mtv interview set to air on friday. >> this morning the romney campaign is distance itself from a controversial comment made by a republican in indiana. take a listen. >> i struggled with it myself but life is that gift from god and i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> after that comment, richard tried to clarify saying that god does not want rape and that he was by no means suggesting that. the romney campaign put out a statement saying governor romney disagrees with his original comments and do not reflect romney's views. but democrats are trying to tie him to murdock because he has endorsed him. >> threatening to reveal his own october
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Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> meantime, the united states is reportedly ready to strike back at al-qaeda for the consulate attack on 9/11. white house sources say the main problems are finding a target and dealing with any political fallout overseas and any military strike in response to the libya assault may be seen as a political move so close to the november election. >>> 7:14 now. tucker barnes rejoins us with another look at today's weather. man, yesterday? that -- where i was at least, that rain you know it was a little misty then all of a sudden boom. it really came down for a few minutes. >> where i was it was just a big scary looking dark clouds. >> ominous? you get thunderstorms? >> no. >> a couple of flashes of lightning out there yesterday as well. all of it's cleared the coast and we're in for cooler weather today with lots of sunshine and a nice midweek pattern. >> honestly i'd prefer cooler sunshine as opposed to no sun. >> put your order in. straight to the forecast, 50s right now in washington. 54 degrees. lots of 40s and kids haven't headed out the door yet to school. want to bring a jacket because
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
could be the largest to its had the continental united states in history. in new york, david lee miller, fox news. >> sandy brought some heavy snow to parts of west virginia as well. >> joining us now on the phone is item wise with the office of emergency management in randolph county, west virginia. jim, thank you so much for talking with us this morning. you guys got hit pretty bad as well. >> absolutely. we did. >> so give us an update right now on what are dealing with. >> not seeing a whole lot of nick. we don't have any power in the entire county. road crews are out working. we've got a significant amount of snowfall especially in the higher elevations and we are talking well over a foot, probably closer to two feet of snow. travel was almost nonexistent other than the snow plows but we have no power within the county. >> any idea or timetable -- i know you are still assessing the situation. any idea or timetable on when some of power may be back on? >> haven't received word from the power company as of yet. still trying to contact some of those folks as far as the timetable but n
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is among four new vehicles in the united states to receive a top crash test rating by an influential safety group. it's the first model jointly engineered and designed by fee aught and the chrysler group. the dart joins the hyundai santa fe, the lexus 350 and the subaru xv cross track. the rating by the insurance institute means that each car performed well in the crash test, evaluating front, side, and rear impacts as well as rollovers. >>> montgomery county high school students are learning the dangers of drinking and driving ahead of the homecoming dances. that demonstration was held today. the entire student body rushed out of the class to observe blood-covered victims, emergency response and the arrest. students think the demonstration is a good reminder for other teenagers. >> when we see things like this all over the country, we read about it but having it up close and personal with us is horrific. >> the students acted also and a reminder, every 15 minutes, someone in the u.s. is injured or killed in a crash with someone driving drunk. >>> coming up, the d.c. council member c
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Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
something similar. what they want to do is raise taxes. >> when george was in the united states senate, he voted to privatize social security. that would have been a huge catastrophe prior to the collapse of wall street. what i would do is over time allow the payroll tax cap to adjust upwards as a first way of protecting the solvency of the program rather than changing the retirement age. >> reporter: this is one of the most closely watched senate races in the country. the stakes are high. the candidates know that what happens here in virginia is tied to what happens at the top of the ticket. that was very obvious tonight. they called it the people's debate ithe battle of the former governors. democrat tim kaine won the coin toss to go first and the first thing out of his mouth was a joking reference to mitt romney and the firestorm that he created when talked about cutting funding to public broadcasting and in the opening remarks kaine promised he wasn't going to fire big bird, but quickly the debate turned serious. as in recent campaign ads, republican george allen took off the glove
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
know. tomorrow the nobel peace prize winner will be announced. >>> if the united states is looking for nor nobel laureates, then we should start eating more chocolate, according to research in the new england journal of medicine. it says the higher of a country's chocolate consumption, the more nobel laureates percapita. americans would have to eat more pounds of chocolate each year to produce an extra laureate. the swiss lead the pack. >> you know why, delicious swiss chocolate. okay. >>> well, biden versus ryan. >> wisdom is live at american university with a preview of the vice presidential showdown. hey, wisdom. >>reporter: that's right, we're on the campaign trail at campaign u. we're talking about the vice presidential debate. we're also talking about all these polls that are coming out. we got the student, we got the professor. we have it all when fox 5 morning news continues. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven m
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
-- no. when i become president of the united states. >> but the new politico george washington university battle ground poll shows president obama leading mitt romney 49- 47% nationally among likely voters. >> it's a tight race, a very tight race. >> mark kennedy, director of gw's graduate school of political management says while the race is close, there are bright spots for romney. the poll asked who would do a better job on budgeting and spending. romney beat the president 50- 43%. >> when it gets down to the ballot itself, although he's ahead still on the most important issue in people's minds, he's still behind overall largely because of that likability factor. >> but on which candidate would stand up for the middle class, the poll found the president won 51- 43% over romney, but kennedy says the president still needs to make his case to close the deal. >> i think the thing that obama needs to accomplish is he needs to show people he has a plan for how to grow the economy. >> while the campaigns are downplaying debate expectations -- >> government romney, he's a good debat
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers all support... question seven. and so does the washington post. vote for question seven. it's just common sense. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. we're hearing about young children being anxious and children about this storm. >> even adults too. there are some things that parenting experts help to do to estheses fears. try talk about calm but confident when talking to your kids about the storm. if you get them involved in your severe weather plan, letting them help put things together and also making sure they know what rooms are the ray ofest too, that's key. >> one expert suggests playing weather so
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Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> we want to go back to one of our big stories this hour. it's a leak at a water treatment plant in howard county, maryland. it's sending about 2 million gallons of raw sewage rushing out every hour. now, sky fox remains over the scene. the spill is coming from the little pautuxent water reclaimation plant. joining us now is howard county executive ken hullman. what's the latest? >> i want to be clear there's no leak at the system. what's happening is there is a power outage, so there are multiple feeds that come into the building, to the complex, multiple power sources from bg and e. both of them are down, so when there's no power, the water can't be treated, so it goes right into the river. that's what's happening. it's an overflow situation that is really bypassing the treatment plant. there's nothing we can do it about it until bg and e restores pow
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of lives in the caribbean, and now it's moving back on to land here in the united states in our most densely plated areas. please stay indoors. we're not trying to scare anyone; but we are being honest. this is a dangerous storm, and you need the stay indoors. one incident to update you on in richfield. some of you go to the miller toss clambake in the summer on your way, way to the right, there's a housing community there called summer's cove. with the tidal surge that came up within the last couple of hours, it raiseed the water level such that it's about 3 feet of water spread all over the ground waters of summers cove. so serious as etc. from the volunteer fire department to johnson is here with us to the dnr, and their water as etc. are removing people from there. i don't know if you've been in chrisfield when it rains. that lower end takes to tend on a lot of water not unlike the downtown of ocean city in big rains. >>> that's about the holiday yen at the boardwalk. 17th street. you can see the ocean pouring over the breakwall on to the boardwalk at 17th street. looks like a re
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
amendment here in the united states and the judge upheld that and in her ruling today. that is the correct way to go. >> robert, some people would say these are fighting words. yes, protect the speech indeed, but fighting words like going into a movie hevi olence. the reality, we have broad protection under the first amendment for good reason. i would think a news reporter like yourself would understand that and want that and someone who opposes the message being conveyed and if you upheld the restriction here, you're emboldening those who want to engage in violence to supress is speech. under the first amend thement, the government has a duty not to effectuate the hechteler's veto and intent on suppressing speech. the government's duty in roll error very to protect the speaker and uphold our freedom for free speech. >> clearly, robert, courts in two cities have agreed with your assertion. you did represent the blogger who wanted to get tho up. what city is next? >> they have been up in san francisco, up in new york. she had similar ads in miami and washington, d.c. there have not been the
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
eastern united states, including our region, looks like you have equal chances. tell us what that means. >> equal chances pretty much means there's not a good signal leading us to forecast either an enhanced chance of below or above temperature or precipitation. that's something that is certainly frustrating to us here at the climate prediction center. but the reality is that oftentimes the winter weather is dominated more by short term fluctuations, things such as, and maybe you've heard of these things, the arctic oscillate ion. at this point we don't know what it will do this winter. >> in terms of snow we don't know. what about temperatures, do we expect them to be normal, below normal, above normal? >> it's really the same thing. my quick mention of the arctic oscillateion. back to 2009-10 it was a cold winter. last winter it was positive and we didn't have much of a winter. i also said it's just something we're not able to forecast out looking to see december, january, february, what that connection will do. >> we're showing a second map of yours now showing precipitation. w
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
the united states in 1964 in the flush of beatle mania and reached number one here. that started beatle mania. >> a few minutes ago we tried to stump tony with a random out there beatles question. >> what was it? >> i can't remember the question anymore. but he got it like that. >> it was a good question. there you go. 50 years ago. >> amazing. >> really is. obviously changed everything in music and all that. there you go. >>> all right. >> before i do the weather, i want to thank jerry and d.c. power style. remember a couple of days ago i had the wardrobe malfunction. >> yeah, your collar kept popping out. very nice. and you're looking sharp. >> thank you. makes a big difference. >> sure. >> so they're fashion people? >> yes. >> i need some help. i'm going to talk to them. >> i'll get you in touch with them. >> it's ridiculous. >> but it's a good looking tie. >> thank you. i don't do them right. maybe they can help me. >> excellent. >> that's really nice. >> was very sweet. let's do weather. temperatures in the 50s overnight, low sixties. collar looks okay? >> looks like a well
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
great deal of progress on our campus and throughout the united states, but there still is a need to make sure that our campuses and our military and our businesses are diverse. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> a decision from the supreme court isn't expected until spring. >>> there's dramatic video now coming from rescue efforts at miami-dade college in florida where a parking garage under construction collapsed yesterday. a construction worker was rescued 13 hours after the collapse and is now in critical condition. at least two workers were killed, nine others injured. crews say one more worker is still unaccounted for. >>> fast food giant wendy's is touching up its logo for the first time in nearly 30 years. coming up a look at the new design. >>> and a boxing legend is returning to his hometown roots today. why sugar ray leonard is teaming up with police in prince george's county. >>> plus holly is getting creative this morning. she's learning how to decorate for fall, and look at
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Oct 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
you can win the popular vote for president of the united states right now and still lose in the edirector recall college? >> they. there are they are spending all of their time in, quote, in play. if either one of the can indicates start going places that they have not gone before that will show definitely that president obama is in trouble. if some are some are starts hoeing up in michigan or tense. states that are considered a lock for the democrats, then he's in deep do do as george bush used to say. >> and former governor asked for more resources to pennsylvania. >> that may be. >> today president obama received the endorsement of colin powell and there was the endorsement of the washington president going to the president. in this day in age how much do the endorsements matter. >> the "washington post" does mean something in north virginia. they won by virtue of the fact that he was everyone dorsed by the "washington post." and he lives almost in the tennessee border. but that does make a difference in north virginia. colin powell endorsed president obama four years ago. if
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Oct 21, 2012 9:00am EDT
americans? >> no. no administration will send the president of the united states out into the public arena, not telling him about an attack in april and june, and, tell me about the consulate attack in benghazi, what do you think about it, and the president said i don't know and i find that inconceivable. and this is going to be a case study, studied for years of a break down of national security, and, failed presidential leadership and senior members of the obama administration, failed miserably and the benghazi, libya conflict was becoming a death trap and the british left and the red cross left, because of the deteriorating security environment and we were requesting additional security and it was denied because we wanted to normalize relationships with a nonexistent government and we should have closed the consulate long before september 11th, or heavily reinforced it and i put that on the president of the united states. this is a nation security break down, before, during and after the attacks. >> chris: we all agree the president doesn't get into the weeds and decided the secur
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
the united states. but i have no reason to believe he is night lone wolf other than the fact that during the course of the investigation, he did talk about having contacts back in bangladesh and in yemen all i believe. >> he faces charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide material support to al-qaeda. he was order held without bond and did not enter a plea. new york city police commissioner ray kelly says this is the 15th plot since september 11th to commit a terrorist act in new york city. each one so far thwarted by law enforcement agencies working together. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. president obama and republican nominee mitt romney will be back on stage together again tonight but this time, it's okay for them have a little fun. >> they are he keynote speakers it alfred e smith fundraiser. during election years, it often gives presidential candidates the chance to take some lighthearted jabs at each other. romney, let's get back to what he was up to. he was in virginia yesterday where he got an introduction from comedian dennis
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Oct 21, 2012 8:00am EDT
is your capitol rundown. monday, washington goes green, as the association of the united states army has a meeting. peace corps is holding recruitment session tuesday. candidates have to be 18 years old and serve at least seven months at locations and the globe. wednesday, a forum on media digital security. they'll talk about how to protect computerized records. thursday, october 25th, at 7:00 p.m., national archives is holding a program marking the 50th anniversary of the cuban missile crisis. caroline kennedy will take part and secret white house recordings will be played. friday, at 9:00 a.m., the mid- atlantic conference returns. general colin powell is among those talking how they found solutions from their missteps and successes. check out myfoxdc.com for more and use our twitter hashtag capitol runtag. >>> in the last four years you cut permits and licenses on federal land and federal waters in half. >> not true, governor romney. >> how much did you cut them by? >> not true. >> how much have you cut them by? >> we've produced more oil -- >> no, no. how much did you cut license
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Oct 12, 2012 4:25am EDT
over foreign policy. >> the president of the united states has led with a steady hand and clear vision. governor romney, the opposite. the last thing we need now is another war. >> what we he unraveling of the obama policy. >> reporter: the two sparring over the hot button issue of health care. >> obamacare takes $716 from medicine cage to spend on obamacare. >> what we did is we saved $716 billion and put it back, applied it to medicare. we cut the cost of made care. we stopped overpaying insurance companies and doctors and hospitals. >> the vice president trying to shift the momentum after mitt romney's strong showing at last week's debate. his 42-year-old rival keeps fighting back. >> i know you are under a lot of during rest to make up for lost ground but i think people will be better served if we don't keep interrupting each other. >> reporter: that is the way it went all night long. after last night's debate, the focus turns back to the two candidates at the top of the ticket. president obama and mitt romney will have their second debate next tuesday. >> that next debate i
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
have a threat to the united states. >> no longer the attack to think of and in the context of 9/11. it's rather these individuals who come into a community like queens and they melt into this community. and they radicalized or become radicalized when they become here. >> nafis is from bangladesh and arrived in the united states last january to attend college get a business degree and he did poorly in class and stopped showing up. >>> and monitoring metro tonight and launching a new campaign and this uses the images of a september 11th attack next to verses from the kur -- quran. the vote behind the ad say they inspire jihad and the new posters are some in response to the original posters. metro has not said if or when it will run the new ads. >>> and straight ahead on the news knowledge. >> i personnel -- on the news edge. >> i'm personally am going vote for question 6 in november. >> clergy members counter the church's stance on gay marriage. many are voting for question 6 this november in maryland. and a new parking plan. cracking down on people who misuse parking spaces. >> and
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Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
1972. here's more on the life of the late george mcgovern. >> i love the united states, but i love it enough, so i want to see changes made. the american people want to believe in their government. want to believe in their country. and i'd like to be one of those that provides the kind of leadership that would help restore that kind of faith. >> reporter: george mcgovern will long be remembered as an orator for peace and the nominee for president who lost to nixon. his 22 year career in washington was marked by massive improvements for rural americans in farming and increased awareness in the devastation of world hunger. >> if you grew up in the great plains, you have to live with the philosophy next year will be better. you can't survive any other way. >> reporter: hailing from the plain state of south dakota, he was a quiet kid who found his voice in the high school debate team. his award winning speeches would serve him well when he was sworn in as united states representative in 1957. after a failed bid for the senate in 1960, he became a special assistant to president kennedy and
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the united states. the question that the supreme court's wrestling with is does the for sale doctrine extend to goods made overseas? that is the challenge in this case. >> so what product, what would this mean for consumers? what is at stake here for consumers with this case? >> there this could be disruptive for courages. it -- both on the buy side and the sell side. if you go out and you purchase a bicycle, you're now going have to figure out not only if it's made overseas, but if the manufacturer of the bicycle will allow you to rehill sell it or give it away to good will or donate it to someone, and you will have to go and make the decision with each product that you buy. >> and this could be the end of yard sales? potentially? what about ebay? >> and that can affect all markets across the board. farmland markets and swap meets, flea markets, eastern market in our backyard and that can impact charity and libraries. libraries will be a non, the most month the folks who will be most disrupted by this because if you're a library with 5, 6, 7 million volumes on hand, you're g
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> the president of the united states of america! [ cheering ] >> reporter: later, he addressed supporters at a nearby campaign rale, part of his 48-hour campaign frenzy. >> i ve come to florida today to does ask you for your vote. >> reporter: there-from-there, it was off to richmond, virginia, for another rally. >> are you fired up? >> yeah! >> are you ready to go? >> yeah! >> reporter: the president spent the day painting republican challenger mitt romney has someone who, because he constantly switches positions, can't be trusted. >> trust matters. you want to know whoever is in the oval office is going to fight for you. >> the next president of the united states, mitt romney! >> reporter: mitt romney spent the entire day in ohio with events in worthington, defiance, and cincinnati. >> the obama campaign is slipping because he's talking about smaller and smaller things, despite the fact that america has huge challenges. >> reporter: poll suggests that obama has a narrow lead in ohio. romney is trying to tighten the gap saying the path the president has the country on now has
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Oct 30, 2012 4:25am EDT
. >> superstorm sandy is leaving her impact on many areas of the united states. >> new york was hit with flooding and damaging winds. right now, 670,000 have no power in the city and west chester county to the north. this is a picture of a transformer explosion in the big apple. the power was purposefully cut to lower manhattan to minimize damage from flood water he is personally to train stations. this is water gushing through an elevator and into a path in a station in new jersey. this is crazy. >> that is an amazing picture. this is also on amazing picture. a crane snapped yesterday afternoon and still dangles from a luxury high high pressure wise building under construction. emergency evacuations became necessary including move patients from several hospitals dealing with no power and flooding. it wasn't just hospitals. >> old people don't want to leave their home, i'll stay here, i'll stay here. mom, i'm carrying you out of here if i have to. she finally came to her senses. >> i'm glad some people did. some people did decide to stay behind. >> ocean city, maryland, we checked in wit
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Oct 15, 2012 11:30pm EDT
elected mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: new polls show the race is tightening. rasmussen reports has romney leading 49% to the president's 48% while politico finds romney ahead 50 to 48%. the real clear politics average of several polls puts the race at 47% for each candidate with only .1% difference. experts now say there is no room for debate mistakes. >> they are being taught that in sessions right as we speak. >> reporter: >> presidential historian steven hess of the brookings institution served in boat the nixon and even -- both the nixon and eisenhower administration. he says president obama must appear more engaged. >> he's got to work against that. that's very important for him. that's not very difficult to do. that's the easiest thing to do is not show up the way he showed up in denver. >> hess says mitt romney now faces raised expectations. >> now the shoe is on the other foot. now he's got to worry about living up to expectations and the next day's story is not just obama did better. >> and with this race so tight both campaigns are facing
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